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Easy Heart Square Stitch Knitting Pattern

Learn how to make this easy Heart Knit Stitch Pattern, perfect for beginning knitters. This knit and purl square easily makes dishcloths, washcloths, and baby blankets by piecing together the simple squares. 

Love heart patterns? Check out my entire collection of heart-shaped designs, perfect for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day gifts.

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💗 Heart Dishcloth Pattern

This knitted heart pattern is perfect to knit up gifts as dishcloths in cotton yarn.

This heart shape is created in a garter stitch on a stockinette background. This is not a reversible pattern, but looks great on both sides.

Dishcloths and Washcloths. Easy Heart Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern and Video Tutorial.
Right and Wrong Sides of Knitted Work - Easy Heart Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern and Video Tutorial.

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🧶 Knitting Supplies

My featured samples were created with size 7 US knitting needles and #4 worsted-weight yarns cotton yarn. My Yarn in this post is Sugar ‘N Cream Cotton, perfect for dishcloths and washcloths.

• Yarn in any weight, fiber, & color of your choice
• Knitting Needles sized appropriately for your yarn
• Scissors
• Tapestry Needle

Knitting Materials - Easy Heart Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern and Video Tutorial.

💡 Knitting Techniques

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Slip Knot 
• CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
• K = Knit Stitch 
• P = Purl Stitch
• BO = Bind Off
Weave In Ends

📺 Watch Video Tutorial

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Knit Hearts Pattern Book with Heart Square Knitting Pattern pages.

💖 Knitting Instructions + Chart

CAST ON 31 Stitches


Row 1 (right side): Knit All

Row 2 (wrong side): Knit All

Row 3: Knit All

Row 4: Knit All



Row 5: Knit All

Row 6: K4, P23, K4

Row 7: Knit All

Row 8: K4, P23, K4

Row 9: Knit All



Row 10: K4, P11, K1, P11, K4

Row 11: K14, P3, K14

Row 12: K4, P9, K5, P9, K4

Row 13: K12, P7, K12

Row 14: K4, P7, K9, P7, K4

Row 15: K10, P11, K10

Row 16: K4, P5, K13, P5, K4

Row 17: K8, P15, K8

Row 18: K4, P3, K17, P3, K4

Row 19: K6, P19, K6

Row 20: K4, P2, K19, P2, K4

Row 21: K6, P19, K6

Row 22: K4, P2, K19, P2, K4

Row 23: K7, P10, K, P6, K7

Row 24: K4, P4, K7, P, K7, P4, K4

Row 25: K9, P5, K3, P5, K9

Row 26: K4, P6, K3, P5, K3, P6, K4



Row 27: Knit All

Row 28: K4, P23, K4

Row 29: Knit All

Row 30: K4, P23, K4



Row 31: Knit All

Row 32: Knit All

Row 33: Knit All

Row 34: Knit All


BIND OFF, CUT YARN, WEAVE IN ENDS… and you are done!

Knitting Chart of Heart Square design.

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